“I campaigned for remain and reform in the referendum of 2016. But I fully understand why many people in former coalfield and other communities voted to leave after decades of wealth, jobs and opportunities had been sucked out of these communities.
The future of Social services
While the Tories kick the can down the road, 1.4 million older people are going without the care they need
Labour is back as the political voice of the working class – Corbyn
Not enough for the NHS
The money announced today is not enough to save our NHS after eight years of Conservative austerity – Ashworth
Rebecca Long Bailey responds to Government plans to tackle the pay gap between bosses and workers
Rebecca Long Bailey, Shadow Business, Industrial Strategy and Energy Secretary, responding to Gov
Fix Universal Credit
This Council believes that the Universal Credit process is flawed and causing unnecessary hardship to local families.
Salford City Mayor reshuffles team
Salford’s City Mayor has reshuffled his team to fill key posts and bring more women into his cabinet. Councillor Tracy Kelly will take over the role of Lead Member for Housing and Neighbourhoods which was held by Councillor Paul Longshaw who sadly passed away last month.
The rise in fuel poverty is simply not good enough
Rebecca Long-Bailey MP, Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial St
Government is out of step with rest of the world when it comes to tackling tax avoidance
Peter Dowd MP, Labour’s Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, commenting on the Public Accounts
The OECD has been damning of the Tories’ bungling of the Brexit negotiations
John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor, responding to the publication today of the OECD’s Economic
Labour calls on Conservative MPs to support motion to pause Universal Credit roll out
Ahead of a vote in the House of Commons today (Wednesday 18 October), Labour’s Shadow Work and Pe
Paul Dennett's speech at Andy Burnham’s Homelessness Summit
The speech below was given yesterday at Andy Burnham's Homelessness Summit, the first meeting of the Homelessness Action Network.
Cladding to be removed from high rise homes in Pendleton
Salford City Council has announced that cladding is to be removed from its high rise homes in Pendleton
City Mayor of Salford, Paul Dennett said “The disaster in Grenfell Tower fire has raised questions about the safety of tower blocks nationally